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Dean of Math and Science

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
McHenry County College
Physical Address
8900 Us Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Job Description

Job Title
Dean of Math and Science


FLSA Status

Job Type

Position Grade

Employee Type
Full Time

Hiring Range
Commensurate with experience, minimum of range begins at $80k

Grant Funded

Work Year
12 Months

Work Year-Other Information

Typical Work Schedule

40 Hours Flexible schedule to meet department needs

Bargaining Unit Eligibility

Work Week
40 Hours

Work Week-Other Information

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Introduction


Position Summary

The Dean is the front-line student success champion supporting students and faculty within an academic division. The Dean will assist with the leadership in the development and implementation of courses and programs of study designed to serve students and is responsible for aligning the division with the college-wide strategic plan.

Reports to
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the leadership for planning, organizing, supporting, and implementing comprehensive programming within the division, as well as any new programs related to social sciences and public services added in the future
  • Lead, supervise, and evaluate all division employees, including full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff
  • Champion college and divisional initiatives
  • Assist with enrollment management for the college
  • Provide support for new divisional initiatives
  • Develop the annual divisional budget
  • Monitor the internal and external articulation of curriculum and service delivery
  • Act as the liaison with appropriate state committees and departments, other agencies, organizations and institutions relative to the division’s programs
  • Serve on various College committees and shared governance activities
  • Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities
  • Support and participate in the College’s commitment to continuous improvement
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Required Education
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution

Other Required Qualifications

  • Appropriate qualifications from a regionally accredited institution to teach in one of the division’s disciplines
  • Evidence of increasing levels of administrative responsibilities
  • Experience with employee evaluation
  • Two years of leadership experience either in directly managing employees or in a project management role

Desired Qualifications

  • Doctorate or other advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three years teaching experience
  • Three years community college instructional experience

Skills and Specifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff
  • Ability to organize work around broad organizational goals and processes
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Ability to work independently yet have a strong team orientation and develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Commitment and respect for diversity
  • Understanding of and commitment to the College mission, goals and MCC Behaviors of Excellence
  • Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position

Main Campus

McHenry County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color sex, national origin, or disability.
See Nondiscrimination Statement for details.

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